Don’t let policies impede your productivity and efficiency

Does your association suffer from policy clutter? One of the perennial headaches that is shared amongst association staff is that of creating and maintaining excessive operating policies. Colleagues invest a great deal of time and energy in designing and enforcing workplace policies, but often they prove to be utterly extraneous, being of little or no [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Capacity, Governance, Leadership, Professionalism|0 Comments

Consort Strategy is a MemberWise Recognised Supplier

Consort Strategy is a MemberWise Recognised Supplier. This is formal recognition of my knowledge, experience and commitment to the membership and association sector. MemberWise is a professional network for association and membership professionals and I'm delighted to join the The MemberWise Network as a recognised supplier and am looking forward to engaging with and supporting [...]

New specialist service for the association sector: The Membership Exchange

In collaboration with our colleagues at Gamechangers and MGPD, we are delighted and excited to announce the launch of The Membership Exchange, a cooperative of specialist consultancies who are working together to deliver professional services for membership bodies. Our organisations have pooled resources to deliver dedicated capacity building in the association sector. We combine nearly 30 years’ experience [...]

Consort to support CARA’s policy development

Following a recent tender exercise, we're delighted that Consort has been chosen by the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) to support further development of its routine operating procedures and governance policies. CARA is the national voice of research administrators in Canada. With over 1,000 members, the Association's core strength lies in its diversity and [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Client News, Consort News, Professionalism|1 Comment

Consort commissioned by the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Consort has been commissioned to undertake a major review of organisational practice at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). As Scotland's National Academy of the sciences, arts & humanities and commerce, the RSE has an important role to play in supporting Scotland's cultural, economic and social fabric. The RSE's vision is to continue to build [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|Client News, Consort News, Professionalism|0 Comments